The Buying Process

Are you in the market for a home? If it’s your first time purchasing a home, you may wonder what to expect during the buying process. Even if you’ve purchased a home before, the process has many variables and may not be the same every time. If you or someone you know is thinking of […]

Home Selling 101

Selling a home may be a stressful experience, especially for first-time sellers. One of the best ways to ease anxiety and reduce stress is to know what to expect. Here’s a general overview of the selling process. While everyone’s experience may be different, these steps tend to be universal. Of course, once you’ve decided to […]

How to Repair Your Credit

Do you feel your credit stands in the way of getting approved for financing for a home or a new car? Having bad credit can do more than prevent you from getting approved for a loan; you may also have to pay more for insurance and provide a security deposit on utilities if you move. […]

Make Moving Easier

Spring and summer are busy times in the real estate market. Although many people look forward to having a fresh start in a new place, they may be anxious about the moving process itself. Here are a few tips to help make it easier. Lighten up. Whether you’re hiring movers or renting a truck and […]

5 Steps for Personal Development

Many people want to commit to personal growth, but aren’t sure where to begin. Experience the benefits of personal development by starting with these five steps. 1. Set goals. The first step to living the life you want is setting goals for each part of your life; that is, your health, career, finances, spirituality and […]

Spruce Up Your Space With New Paint

The Easiest Way to Improve Your Home, on a Budget The paint and supplies needed to redecorate a room typically cost less than $100. Can you think of another project that delivers such a remarkable transformation to your home’s look and feel for so little money?   Choose the Right Color  It seems like homeowners […]

Ways to Invest in Yourself

According to personal development legend Jim Rohn, “to have more than you’ve got, become more than you are.” That’s where personal growth comes in. Personal development includes activities that help you improve your hard and soft skills, cultivate your talents and tap into your potential so you can improve your overall quality of life. These […]

7 Features That May Sell Your Home Faster

If you’re thinking of putting your home on the market this spring, you may be wondering how to make your home more attractive to prospective buyers. The following are the most common features buyers want in a home.* Laundry room. While many homes have a nook in the hallway or within a bathroom for a […]

What’s in Store for the Market in 2017?

What does the future hold for the housing market in 2017? Experts have weighed in and one thing is for sure:  The housing market is set to heat up this year!   PRICES ARE ALMOST AT PRE-RECESSION HIGHS Nationally, the market is expected to normalize with healthy sales and moderate price growth.1 However, some experts […]

It’s Not Too Early to Start Thinking about Taxes

For many, filling out tax forms is a time-consuming and frustrating task.  Perhaps that’s why nearly a quarter of Americans wait until the last minute to start preparing their returns. 1 The downside of procrastinating is you may miss the potential tax benefits you deserve. The earlier you prepare your return, the more time you […]